Nativity Scene Craft Ideas

This popular decoration for the Christmas holiday can be created at home. This guide is about nativity scene crafts.


December 12, 2006 Flag
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Here is my nativity stable my husband put together. He made it out of skids sitting up on end and put wafer board around the sides.

Below is a daytime shot of it.

By Dorothy from Friedens, PA

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December 15, 20060 found this helpful

Happy Birthday, Jesus! God bless you for not being ashamed of Him or to display this on the day we celebrate His birth. : )

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December 18, 20060 found this helpful

Very special!!

Thanks for sharing!!!

Blessings to you and your special talent!

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August 4, 20070 found this helpful

Hi-Although I might have joked about it as a teen, I never held Our Lord for ransom. Sadly, some prankster teens did swipe our Baby Jesus (purchased from BJ's wholesale club as a four piece set-plastic poly compound of sorts). I cannot seem to find a replacement and would love any ideas. I guess I could look a the correct sized doll in a store and "swaddle" it. ldcmarie @ yahoo.


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December 9, 20070 found this helpful

Here is a place where you can order a replacement.

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December 11, 20070 found this helpful

December 4, 2006 Flag
Nativity Scene from Ornaments

I got these little wooden nativity scene cutouts from Oriental Trading last season after Christmas. I re-found them this year, and decided to paint them up. Well, I didn't have enough paint colors, so I switched to markers and finished them up. They were originally ornaments, so I cut off the strings on top, and made this little diorama because we don't have a nativity scene to put under the tree.


I took a smallish cardboard box, cut the top and pieced it together to make it arched at the top. I then used a glue gun to arrange all the little figures in a scene, and made sure to cover up any logos or mailing info on the box. I did that by cutting up a small paper lunch bag and gluing it on top of the logos and such.

I'm really proud of the way this turned out! I might add a bit of raffia to make it look more "barn-like", but I'm really happy with the way it looks now as well!

By Jackie from Feasterville, PA

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December 4, 20060 found this helpful

How adorable...and creative of you! I love it!

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December 4, 20060 found this helpful

i agree

thank you for sharing

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December 4, 20060 found this helpful

Good idea. Cute.

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December 21, 2010 Flag
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To make this train station and town with a nativity set, you will need a sheet of plywood (4 x 8 feet) placed on two carpentry horses and covered with green felt cloth.

Train Village with Nativity Scene

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December 18, 2007 Flag
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Nativity Made From Medicine BottlesI was thinking I wanted to make a nativity when I saw my husband's empty medicine bottles. I thought these would make neat people. Then the idea came to me.

Approximate Time: 1 hour



First paint the bottles desired color. Let dry. Paint the wooden balls flesh color. Let dry. Paint the lid.

Draw faces on balls. Turn bottles upside down. Glue a ball to each bottle. Glue the other ball to a cotton ball.

Make a garment for the figures. Make a swaddling blanket for the baby. Put shredded paper in lid. Glue baby to lid.

By Melissa from Bessemer City, NC

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December 20, 20070 found this helpful

What a wonderful idea! Very adorable. You have a creative mind to look at a medicine bottle and come up with this idea. Linda Jonson

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